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Conospermum croniniae Diels

Bot.Jahrb.Syst. 35:143 (1904)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Erect open shrub, 0.3-0.9 m high. Fl. blue, May or Jul to Nov. Sandy or clayey, often gravelly soils. Plains, hillslopes.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 9 July 1996

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 0.5-1 m high; branchlets glabrous. Leaves alternate, 7-20 mm long, 0.5-1 mm wide, glabrous; lamina terete, entire, incurved. Inflorescences leafy, the flowers dispersed singly, pink or blue, hairy; floral bracts 1.5-2.5 mm long, hairy. Perianth 4.5-7 mm long, irregular, hairy; upper lip 1-2 mm long, hairy; lower lip 0.5-1 mm long, hairy. Nut 1.5-2 mm long. Flowers in May, June, July, August, September, October or November. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Coolgardie (COO), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).

C. Hollister, N.S. Lander and K.R. Thiele, 26 May 2023


IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Mallee.
IBRA Subregions
Fitzgerald, Katanning, Merredin, Southern Cross, Western Mallee.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Dalwallinu, Dumbleyung, Kent, Kondinin, Kulin, Lake Grace, Merredin, Narembeen, Pingelly, Plantagenet, Ravensthorpe, Wagin, West Arthur, Wickepin, Woodanilling, Yilgarn.